Huncote Parish Council

Serving the people of Huncote

Clerk: Stuart Bacon
Huncote Parish Council, c/o 3
Mountfield Road, Earl Shilton
Leicestershire LE9 7LW

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Council supporting Holocaust Memorial Day

Council supporting Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020 marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Don't be content in your life just to do no wrong, be prepared every day to try and do some good.

- Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 children from Nazi-occupied Europe

HMD 2020 also marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide in Bosnia - read more about this here.

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) encourages... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 07:30 by Clerk to the Council

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Visiting Europe after Brexit

Visiting Europe after Brexit

If you're planning a trip to Europe (particularly after Brexit), even if you've been before, you should be aware of how any travel arrangements may change.

https://www.gov.uk/visit-europe-brexit

Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 08:00 by Clerk to the Council

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Dixons Carphone Data Breach Advice 14/06/2018 08:37:18 [223971]

Dixons Carphone Data Breach Advice 14/06/2018 08:37:18 [223971]

The issue
On 13 June 2018, Dixons Carphone plc announced that a review of their systems and data had shown unauthorised access to certain data held by the company.

Dixons Carphone has reported that 1.2m records containing non-financial personal data, such as name, address or email address, have also been accessed. There was also an attempt to compromise 5.9m credit and debit cards. Further details can... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:19 by Clerk to the Council

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The Highway Code: rule change for motorways

The Highway Code: rule change for motorways

The Highway Code section about motorways will change from 4 June 2018.

This is because the law is being changed to allow learner drivers to have motorway lessons with an approved driving instructor. This will help to make sure more drivers know how to use motorways safely.

What's changing

The change is to rule 253, which covers who can use motorways.

The rule will have this wording added to it:

'From 4... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 May 2018 10:00 by Clerk to the Council

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Deadline looms for withdrawal of round pound coin

The round £1 coin is being replaced for the first time in over thirty years because of its vulnerability to sophisticated counterfeiters.

Approximately one in thirty round £1 coins in circulation is a counterfeit.

The Royal Mint introduced a new, highly secure coin on 28 March 2017 to reduce the costs of counterfeits to businesses and the taxpayer.

For more information... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:21 by Clerk to the Council

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New £10 note launched

Following in the footsteps of last year's successful launch of the new £5 note, the Bank of England have today launched a new £10 note adorned with Jane Austin on the reverse, which is only the fifth variant of the note since 1759 when the £10 note was originally produced.

More details about the new note can be found on the official website - www.thenewten.co.uk/... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:20 by Clerk to the Council

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Animal Rescue Live: Supervet Special

Animal Rescue Live: Supervet Special

Leicester Animal Aid, a local dog and cat rescue and rehoming Charity based in Huncote, is taking part in "Animal rescue Live: Supervet Special", a new Channel 4 programme called presented by Professor Noel Fitpatrick (The Supervet), Steve Jones and Kate Quilton along with celebrity guests.

Britain is home to more than 16 million pet dogs and cats, but every year 250,000 domestic animals find themselves... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:13 by Clerk to the Council

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Proposed Narborough Railway Station User Group

Proposed Narborough Railway Station User Group

Users of the Narborough railway station are cordially invited to attend a public meeting to discuss concerns about the above. The group arranging the meeting propose to form either a User Group or Station Adoption Group and the meeting has been planned to address this issue. The date of the meeting is Thursday 17th August 2017 and it will commence at 19.30.

A copy of the notice currently displayed at... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:59 by Clerk to the Council

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Two fined for failure to update microchip details

Two fined for failure to update microchip details

Two dog owners have been prosecuted for failing to ensure their dogs microchip details were up to date.

Under The Micro-chipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015, dog owners must have their pet micro-chipped, and for all details to have the most recent information with contact details for a dog's keeper.

Charanjit Khera of Bloxoms Close, Braunstone Town, plead guilty under Single Justice Procedure... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 12:47 by Clerk to the Council

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Rural Community Council - Networking Event for Good Neighbour Schemes

Rural Community Council - Networking Event for Good Neighbour Schemes

The Rural Community Council will be holding a Networking Event for Good Neighbour Schemes on:

Monday 14th November 5:45pm – 8:30pm
at Croft primary School, Brookes Ave, Croft, Leicestershire, LE9 3GJ.

Whether you represent an existing Good Neighbour Scheme or are thinking about initiating a scheme, please join us at our event. Listen to guest speakers about how they link in with the scheme, speak... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Oct 2016 15:17 by Clerk to the Council

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